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Christmas Recipe from the Archives

Last month the Archives team held the second Great War Bake Off, where we showcased the Archives’ wartime recipes from the Nutrition Collection. We were pleased to see so many staff and students take part, and to taste their creations, so to end the year the Archives service have found…

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Explore your Archive: The Great War Bake Off 2015

On Wednesday 18th of November, 17 of the School’s finest bakers went head to head to win the title of best Great War Baker! As part of Explore your Archive week where archives nationally showcase their collections, the School’s Archives Service asked staff and students to bake a…

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Explore your Archive: The Great War Bake Off 2015

Could you bake a Second World War Vinegar Cake, some Anzac Biscuits, a 1916 Gingerbread Sponge, or even a First World War Trench Cake?

Yes? Well now is your chance to show off your baking skills in LSHTM Archive’s Great War Bake-Off. As part of Explore Your Archive…

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Happy Easter from the Archives

This leaflet is from a series of seasonal recipes published by the Ministry of Food during the period of food rationing in Britain during and following the Second World War.

This and many other Ministry of Food leaflets are available to view in the LSHTM Archives as part of the…

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Christmas recipes in the Archives

I do enjoy baking at this time of year (the ginger biscuits I baked for the Library & Archives team disappeared pretty quickly) so I might take my inspiration from some of the Christmas recipes in our Nutrition collection:

 

This leaflet, published in December 1945, is from a series…

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